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. the inappropriate e-mails. >> you're saying that barack obama meeting with john boehner and mitch mcconnell doesn't quite get readers as excited? >> not as titillating. >> this is what the election was fought over and yet i have the impression that a lot of the country is yawning but really many of the journalists covering the story are oning. >> there's a story about low how the mighty are falling. privacy, security, while covering the sex. >> are you suggesting that the bigger issues are actually a bit of a shall we say figure lea le? there are bigger issues there but the problem is the fiscal cliff is extremely important. it's interesting to me that it's ben bernanke who dubbed it. i would have thought a reporter would have dubbed it. >> as a consumer of newses, when you see stories about the fiscal cliff do you go clicking off to someone else? >> no. i don't. i try. i try my darnest. i pick up the stories and think i'm going to understand it for once. it's a big, big story if you're covering economic on a national stage. i think it is getting covered a lot yochl ku. blame the media if readers
. >> after meeting with president obama before the thanksgiving holiday. >> let the bulk of the congressional leadership. >> congressional leaders reached optimism levels of spending cuts and tax increases for next year. >> we have a very constructive president with the president to talk about the economic problems. >> with a cornerstone to work something out. >> they have been working common ground to bring in more tax revenue and reduced spending on programs like medicare but it is not that clear what lawmakers or when there will meet next. even if some progress is made a final deal could be a long ways away. >> we've rarely see it the white house and capitol hill make decisions, early. they seem to do better when they have a deadline. i would be pleasantly surprised to see a deal the merge, early but we will see. >> that was athena jones. tax hike and a steep spending cuts could take place next year. >> the saturday after thanksgiving is the time to celebrate small business saturday to encourage shoppers to patronize mom- and-pop businesses. such was the case today at this space hardware a
journey has its premiere in new zealand. on thursday, president obama meets this year's nobel prize winners at the white house. friday sees the official end of the 2012 hurricane season which saw 19 named storms, the third highest number ever. the word "thanksgiving" has a very real meaning for our contributor and "national geographic" photographer joel sartori. >> back home in nebraska, thanksgiving means gratitude, a look back at the past year, to pause to hold hands around the table and count our blessings. at our house, we hold hands tight these days. my wife kathy, a search-year breast cancer survivor, had a recurrence in january. her mother passed away not long after. i thought the only way things could get worse was if she backed over our dog in the driveway. how wrong i was. on a july vacation in minnesota we found a small painless lump on the neck of our 18-year-old son cole. five days later at the doctor's office we were facing a stage three lymphoma with chemo until the end of the year. that's when the condolences started in. friends approached us haltingly as if we had a
. read between the lines for us here. the seiu, other labor groups had a meeting with president obama last week. can you gather what is talked about regarding the fiscal cliff? >> for what mary was saying, it really seemed like revenue was going to be a part of it. they are trying to stick from to the $250,000 threshold of the tax cuts. that is different from what happened in the 2010 lame-duck, when president obama compromised. it seems the approach is different this time. they're not going to cave on revenue. the republicans will really have to make some concessions on revenue in order for democrats to come to the table with any entitlement cuts at all. >> i thought she was very good at sticking to that talking point of prevent -- revenue and remaining firm. at the same time, i thought it was interesting that she never said the president assured us that ultimately he will not make these changes in entitlements. we talked about the cpi concept that was in the talks last year which cut social security benefits. know ultimately what the president will do. he does not report to us. my s
. >>> president obama will meet with congressional leaders to discuss the looming fiscal cliff according to jay carney, he says everyone expressed a desire to hammer out and agreement but no details about the negotiation so far. >>> the producer of dallas will give jr ewing a proper sentoff. they're working on a way to write the character off the show after larry hagman's death on friday. he's filmed 15 episodes of the new season. >>> a new development suggests it might not last for long. >> shannon, it seems new iranian weapons could be on the way to gaza. the sunday sometimes of london reports a israeli spy satellite spotted an amount of cargo loaded onto a ship in iran containing rockets that militants in gaza use to fire at tel aviv as well as jerusalem, the israel military is believed to have destroyed a significant amount of the stockpiles. the report says the weapons shipment will likely be escorted by a iranian war shim. israel says it will destroy any weapons headed to gaza. the paper says the cargo ship might contain long range ballistic missiles. workers in gaza are rebuilding smuggl
and spending cuts. >> after meeting with president obama after the holiday. >> let me welcome the congressional leadership. they expressed optimism about reaching a deal to avoid a 500 and dollars in tax increases and spending cuts. 500 bill in dollars for tax increases. >> we have a very productive meeting. >> the cornerstone of being able to work something out. >> staffers have been working behind the scenes to find common ground and how to begin more tax revenue and reduced spending on programs like medicare. it is not yet clear one of lawmakers will meet next. even if progress is made this week a final deal could still be make well. >> we rarely see the hill and the white house making decisions, early. they tend to do better when they have a deadline. so, i think that i would be pleasantly surprised if a deal emerged earlier. but, we will see. >> unless compromised is reached, steep tax hikes could be seen. >> this small earthquakes >> the u.s. t s a said the magnitude 3.5 tremor hit at about 7:45 near soledad.. 60 mi. southeast. no reports of damages. >> the day after thanksgiving >> they
: the approaching fiscal cliff could hurt out of the work americans. president obama is meeting with congressional leaders to reach an agreement. but a deal could mean higher taxes for small business owners and a hiring freeze. and now, reporting from washington, dc, from peter. >>peter: republicans and democrats alike think closing loopholes to raise revenue is a good idea but republicans are resisting the idea that increasing tax rates on the wealthy will steer the country away from the fiscal cliff but the democrats insist it will. >> i am opposed to raising tax rates but i do believe we can close a lot of loopholes. >> they have to go up real tax rates or effective tax rates. second, though, we have to close some significant loopholes. >> republican senator graham is okay with new revenue and willing to cap deductions but only if democrats agree to reform entitlements such as social security and medicare. >> i don't expect the democrats to go for premium support or voucher plan but i do expect them to adjust the entitlement programs before necessity bankrupt the country. >> some entitlement re
. >> reporter: after meeting with president obama before the thanksgiving holiday -- >> i want to welcome the congressional leadership here. >> reporter: -- congressional leaders expressed optimism to reaching a deal. >> we had a very constructive meeting with the president. to talk about america's fiscal problem. >> we have a corner stones of being able to work something out. >> reporter: staffers have been working behind the scenes to fine common ground. among the big sticking points how to bring in more tax revenue and reduce spending on programs like medicare. but it's not yet clear when lawmakers and the president will meet next. even if some progress is made this week a final deal could still be a long way off. >> we rarely see the hill and the white house make decisions early. they tend to do better when they have a deadline so i would be pleasantly surprised to see it, a deal emerge earlier than the end the year but we'll see. >>> as the fiscal cliff gets closer a few republicans are breaking an anti-tax pledge that they signed with the conservative group called americans for tax
. >> reporter: after meeting with president obama before the thanksgiving holiday,. >> i want to welcome the congressional leadership here. >> reporter: congressional leaders expressed optimism to reaching more in tax increases and that is to take effect next year. >> constructive meeting with the president to talk about america's physical problem. >> we have the cornerstones of being able to work something out. >> reporter: they have been working behind the scenes to find common ground. the sticking points how to bring in more tax revenue and reduce spending on programs like medicare. but it is not yet clear when the lawmakers and the president will meet next. even if some progress is made this week. a final deal can be a long way off. >> we rarely see the hill and the white house make decisions early. they tend to do better when they have a deadline. i would be pleasantly surprised to see it, a deal emerge earlier than the end of the year. but we will see. >>> that was athena jones reporting. >> they suggest if a compromise is not reached. californians could be slapped with new taxes a
if this week will mark a turning point between republicans and democrats. after meeting with president obama before the thanksgiving holiday -- >> well, i want to welcome the conventional leadership here -- >> reporter: congressional leaders express optimism about reaching a deal to avoid $500 billion in tax increases and spending cuts set to take effect next year. >> we had a very constructive meeting with the president to talk about america's fiscal problem. >> we have the corner stones of being able to work something out. >> reporter: staffers have been working behind the scenes to find common ground. the big sticking points, how to bring in more tax revenue and reduce things like medicare. but it's not clear when the president and lawmakers will meet next. and even if some progress is made this week, a final deal could still be a long way off. >> we rarely see the hill and the white house make decisions ear early. they tend to do bet when they have a deadline. i would be pleasantly surprised to see a deal emerge earlier ler than the end of the year, but we'll see. >> reporter: senate maj
you look at barack obama's first meeting with angela merkel were the global economy was on fire, she laid down the gauntlet. we're not going to play by your rules. we're not want to spend like you're telling us to and it has been very interesting to look at the limits we have even influencing a nation like a german name. in brussels, do you think america has the same way we once had and can influence the international system box i would love to see how you see the challenges ahead but the milly a geostrategic context. >> first, a strong economy is as cruel as a strong military. in this post-financial crisis era, economics and finance are every bit as important those traditional diplomatic and military lepers of policy. the throw weight was the measure of how much could be delivered through nuclear arms. sovereign interest rates are the measure of strength and invulnerability now. this move from a throw rates to interest rates. they knew how much megatonnage we had and it'll merkel can tell you what the spread is in the most recent greek bonds auctioned. requires a change in thinking
obama will be meeting with congressional leaders this week. you think we are going to avoid the fiscal cliff? yes or no? >> let me say i think they will arrive at a deal, but -- it is yes. but i don't think the deal they will arrive at will be the long-term fixes we need. >> yes with a parenthetical condition. charlie hurt thank you very much for your analysis this morning. good to see you. thanks. >> ar they will, how would you like to be off the shore of miami beach or in your multi million dollar yacht. the world is great. guess what happens? it goes done in flames. look at this dramatic video of this boat that caught on fire out at sea. the crew in danger. what happened? coming up next. >> new concerns for millions of americans looking for work. could unemployment be a health risk? >> the doctors are in in sunday house calls. can i help you? i heard you guys can ship ground for less than the ups store. that's right. i've learned the only way to get a holiday deal is to camp out. you know we've been open all night. is this a trick to get my spot? [ male announcer ] break from the ho
in 2009 by president barack obama. he has over see the disbursement throughout the country through the american reinvestment act and has done so meeting every milestone established by that act. getting money into hands of transit operators whose budgets were severely strained by the worse economic downturn since our great depression. please welcome fta administrator peter rogof. [applause] >> well thank you mayor lee and let me just say as the federal transit administrator it's great to be in a federal transit city. as many people know a rail connection was promised to the people of union square and chinatown going on two decades. they made that promise because this quarter is the most densely populated quarter in the entire western united states that doesn't have an adequate rail connection and that promise was made because we have the opportunity here to cut the commute for tens of thousands of people everyday in half by this investment. the vast majority of the people don't own a car. they depend on transit. well today through president obama's leadership, secretary lahood le
-running television program, this is "meet the press." with david gregory. >>> president obama doing his part for the economy over the weekend out holiday shopping as part of small business saturday, picking up several children's book at an independent bookstore iypÑarlington. >>> meanwhile, uncertainty in the middle east. more clashes in egypt over the weekend as police use tear gas this morning to disburse protesters in cairo. i want to start there. we have "new york times" columnist david brooks and our own andrea mitchell. andrea, this is because president morsi has seized power, a day after brokering a cease-fire between israel and hamas, he is now consolidating power. how worry side the administration about it? >> very worried, but they are very, very cautious because he is their new point of leverage really with hamas. he is the future, they thought, of trying to negotiate something and revive the israeli-palestinian talks. and now suddenly he seizes power. he was looking for this opportunity. he is threatened by the judiciary and the other mubarak forces who have, he believes, stoppe
of the luxury of time and my publisher, simon & schuster, i declined to get the meeting notes to get the exact detail to interview president obama and speaker boehner and the key players in this. i just want to take one quick snapshot from what happened that we didn't know about, which is critical. when the cops pull up less when the president was upset, he called the congressional leaders on a saturday morning at 11:00 o'clock a.m. the democratic and republican leaders were trying to work out their own deal. harry reid, the democratic leader, said to the president, mr. president, could you please leave the room? i have covered presidents for four years. i know of no other time where the president was asked the meeting in his own house that he had called. i asked the president about this. i said how did it feel to be voted off the island in your own house. because that is what happened. he said that he was not going to stand on protocol, that the problem needed to be solved. but in the next day, he called democratic leaders to the white house from 6:00 o'clock on a sunday night. and harry reid
a conversation with mary kay henry, who was a labor leader who went to the white house to meet with president obama to talk about what is to come in the weeks ahead and the months ahead. let's take a look at one excerpt from the interview. this is talking about these questions of the fiscal cliff. [video clip] >> what about speaker john boehner's concept of a bridge deal, which could be a revenue package and tax reform and the new year that does bring in new revenue? >> i think it is a wonderful idea to have tax reform in the new year. i think john boehner keeps trying to soft and what the american people said on november 6. that is why i am so adamant against rejecting it. we need to use this moment to answer the call of the american people, which they said loud and clear on november 6. >> what do they plan to do to help the president? how much money do you plan to spend? >> we have joined with other organizations, labor and community, which started on november 8 with 44 actions a run the country. we were doing visits on the hill together. we just went up on the air with paid media to do edu
of "meet the press." what we can expect from president obama's second term and we'll follow the news this weekend as we look at the -- all the turmoil in the middle east. we'll hear from republican congressman peter king of new york. democratic senator levin as well as our roundtable coming up on "meet the press" this morning. >> we'll see you then, david. looking poured to it. that does it for us. carl and thomas, thank you for being here. thanks for joining us. lester will be back next weekend. a happy 6th birthday to my number one guy, my son's birthday today. happy birthday. >> have a great day. >>> right now on "today in the bay," the investigation continues into how a woman ended up dead on the side of a bay area freeway. we'll have the latest. >>> plus, a week-long manhunt is now over. san se
? caller: i did not. do i want to ask obama, daddy, can meet secede? guest: i think that is what we are seeing. the secession movement is not a secession movement as pushing washington about. that can be done in the ballot box. a lot of people are dissatisfied. try again. host: ken calling from florida. he signed the petition. caller: i believe in secession. i think the best thing you could do is repeal the 17th amendment and give the rights back to the states, where it belongs. host: can you turn down your television? do you honestly believe that florida will one day secede from the union? caller: i tell you, i am originally from new york. in 2008 i witnessed the acorn people go around the cemetery and take names off tombstones. we have pictures of them getting in and out of their car. then i understand they did not go away, they came back and they started airing of voter machines. taken to the ballot box, that is a great in theory but to was to believe the ballot box after this last election? guest: well, there is always going to be imperfections in human endeavors and i think the
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